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Re: [pct-l] Grizzlies in North Cascades?

In a message dated 98-03-26 11:07:52 EST, Karl wrote:

<< The figure she quoted was that if you see any bear up there you have a 700
to 1 chance of it being a grizzly. So, it's probably nothing to worry about.

Perhaps the numbers are reversed ("700 to 1" or '1 in 700' ?), but we
understand that we are less likely to encounter a grizzly. However, we should
be prepared to recognize the difference from a considerable distance. I don't
think one wants to "make themselves look big" if they are facing a grizzly. If
you face a grizzly, losing your food is a secondary concern. 

Charlie Jones
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